Star Trek Discovery 2.5 Saints of Imperfection review


Another week and another enjoyable episode of Star Trek Discovery; this time it's the sharply focussed Saints of Imperfection. It's all about getting the band back together with everyone on their toes and several of the cast turning in very strong performances. Spoilers follow... Saints of Imperfection The main thrust of this episode is finding Tilly, following... Continue Reading →

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Komplete Kontrol A25 first impressions


Despite the announcement of the M32, I decided to go for the Komplete Kontrol A25. I didn't want to hang around and wait for the prices to change and I wanted to trade-in a Nektar LX+ 61 - a decent controller but too big for my desk next to my Maschine Mikro MK3. Plus I... Continue Reading →

Just Who Was Roger Zelazny?


When I reviewed Doorways in the Sand I assumed its author, Roger Zelazny, was better known than might be the case. If you want to know more about this highly respected and influential writer, the Encyclopaedia of Science Fiction entry is here. Meeting Roger Zelazny One year I was working on a friends bookstand at a... Continue Reading →

Just Who Was John Wyndham?


I've done a few posts on Day of the Triffids and while I hope most science fiction fans have some idea of John Wyndham and his works, perhaps I am making the same assumption I did about Nigel Kneale. In case you do want to know more about John Wyndham, here's a great reference from The... Continue Reading →

Just who was Nigel Kneale?


When I gave the news about the possibility of new Quatermass, I did rather assume people would know about this classic 1950s BBC science fiction series and its creator Nigel Kneale. For those who don't, here's a good piece by Andrew Martin from the BBC Genome Blog: The Sunday Post: Nigel Kneale. Let me know if... Continue Reading →

More Quatermass!


There's been overnight news of a new Quatermass film in the offing and there's involvement from Hammer Films whose 1967 version of Quatermass and the Pit I still admire, though the original is better (and available on BBC iPlayer at present). If you don't know, Quatermass is a classic science fiction series made by the BBC in... Continue Reading →

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